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The Hackles are Luke Ydstie and Kati Claborn. They met in 2008 at band practice and have been playing together most days since then. When not playing as a duo, the perform with a variety of projects including Blind Pilot, The Alialujah Choir and Hook & Anchor.
Anyone familiar with Martha Scanlan and Jon Neufeld's unique alchemy on stage will not be surprised by the sense of being taken into the moment their shows are in and of themselves a journey of improvisation; the way Jon Neufeld's brilliant innovative guitar playing weaves effortlessly around Martha's timeless songwriting is simply magical.